Hillary: ‘I Don’t’ Need to Answer Whether I’d Shoot Down Jets to Enforce Syrian No-Fly Zone
A no-fly zone would prevent the outflow of refugees and give us a chance to have some safe spaces.
>> Secretary Clinton, I'd like to go back to that if I could. ISIS doesn't have aircraft. Al Qaeda doesn't have aircraft. So would you shoot down a Syrian military aircraft or a Russian airplane?
>> I do not think it would come to that. We are already defliconflicting air space --
>> But isn't that a decision you should make now, whether --
>> No, I don't think so.
>> You are advocating this --
>> I am advocating the no-fly zone both because I think it would help us on the ground to protect Syrians. I'm also advocating it because I think it gives us some leverage in our conversations with Russia. Now that Russia has joined us in the Security Council, has ado adopted an agreement that we hashed out a long day in Geneva three years ago, now I think we can have those conversations. The no-fly zone I would hope would be also shared by Russia. If they would begin to turn their military attention away from going after the adversaries of Assad toward ISIS and put the